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Redistributive payment in 2014

A new system of direct payments will be developed for the post-2015 period under the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.

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Organic Farming

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Organic Farming in Germany

as of: January 2014

This information pamphlet aims to give a brief overview of organic farming in Germany. It presents statutory rules, organic farming associations as well as the development and support of organic farms.

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Regional Products

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Regional labelling provides reliable and transparent identification

More and more consumers regard it as important to support agriculture in their region and secure regional jobs when shopping for groceries. Short transport routes, and thus better climate stewardship, also play a role in the purchasing decision of many customers.

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GFFA

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The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2014

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) took place as part of the International Green Week from 16 - 18 January 2014. It was the sixth time it had been held, and the title in 2014 was: "Strengthening Agriculture: Fostering Resilience - Securing Food and Nutrition".

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Common Agricultural Policy

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The Future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

After years of intensive discussions between the EU Council of Ministers, the European Parliament and the EU Commission, the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was formally adopted.

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Global Trade

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Negotiating aims of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the USA (TTIP)

In addition to cutting tariffs and other trade restrictions, the BMEL's objective for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the USA is to maintain the high standards of German and European consumer protection.

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Common Fisheries Policy

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Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy

The Common Fisheries Policy will be radically reformed by the new basic regulation which came into force on 1st January 2014.

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